Geographical Economics: A Historical Perspective

This paper provides a bird-eye overview of the history of spatial economic theory. It is organized around three main ideas (and authors): (i) land use and urban economics (Thünen), (ii) the nature of competition across space (Hotelling), and (iii) new economic geography and the emergence of economic...

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Volume: 77
Main Author: Thisse, Jacques-François
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: De Boeck Université 2011
published in: Recherches économiques de Louvain Vol. 77; no. 2; pp. 141 - 168
Data of publication: 2011
Series: Recherches économiques de Louvain
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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